Top five transfer rumours: Wenger eyes Ginter, Cardiff targets Moreno, Bent to Palace

German U21 international defender Matthias Ginter is interesting Arsene Wenger
German U21 international defender Matthias Ginter is interesting Arsene Wenger Photo: PA

Not long now until the Premier League kicks off in earnest, so strap yourself in and take in the latest transfer rumours doing the rounds before the hoopla explodes in two weeks:

After failing to put in a cheeky bid for Roberto Soldado and putting all his eggs in a Luis Suarez basket that looks like coming up empty, Arsene Wenger looks like reverting to type with a £6m bid for Freiburg's 19-year-old defender Matthias Ginter. (Metro)

Harry Redknapp would quite like Loic Remy to stay and help fire QPR back into the Premier League, however it looks like Newcastle could swoop for him on loan. After a move for Darren Bent apparently fell foul at the Joe Kinnear chat stage, Alan Pardew could bring in the French international striker to line up alongside Papiss Cisse and Bafetimbi Gomis. (Metro)

Darren Bent has been linked with more teams than most this close season and it looks like Crystal Palace have now entered the fray. The former England international could do a great deal worse than spearhead Ian Holloway's return to the top flight and fill the big Zaha sized void in attack. Fulham are still monitoring the situation with Newcastle seemingly out of the running. (Daily Mirror)

Cardiff are not content with their surprise Steven Caulker capture it seems as boss Malky Mackay wants to add Espanyol's defender Hector Moreno to his backline for a reported £6m. He may have to do battle with fierce local rivals Swansea and Russian big spenders Rubin Kazan, though. (Daily Express)

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is sniffing round 17-year-old MK Dons midfielder Dele Alli to help put the Anfield side back amongst the big boys. The talented youngster is also interesting Arsenal, however, therefore the former Swansea boss might have to move quick with a possible loan back part of the deal. (Daily Mirror)